Julie Abery


Author Julie Abery is a former preschool teacher who shaped her career reading picture books to children from around the world. She has a passion for using rhyme, rhythm, and repetition to encourage language acquisition, and combines nonfiction with rhyming verse to tell inspirational stories.

Originally from England, she now calls Switzerland home.

Julie’s board books: Little Tiger and Little Panda were published by Amicus Ink in Spring 2019, with Little Hippo and Little Monkey following in February 2020, Little Penguin and Little Zebra in 2021, and in March 2023 Little Otter and Little Walrus join the Little Animal Friends series. Other publications include a nonfiction picture book biography entitled Yusra Swims from Creative Editions (February 2020); the true story The Old Man and the Penguin: A True Story of True Friendship, Kids Can Press (October 2020) and another nonfiction picture book Sakamoto’s Swim Club: How a Teacher Led an Unlikely Team to Victory from Kids Can Press (May 2021).

She is represented by Essie White of Storm Literary Agency. https://www.stormliteraryagency.com/julieabery

Website: https://littleredstoryshed.wordpress.com/

Twitter: @juliedawnabery

Facebook: julieabery

Instagram: @juliedawnabery

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